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I am better but still have to lye in bed most of the time.

[Along left side of first page of letter] Direct your letters to me, Center St Hospital, Ward 5, Newark, N. J.                                                                        Newark July 29th 1864 Dear Mother I just got a letter from you. I am better but still … Continue reading

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I am now in Center St Hospital. Ward 5

Newark July 27th 1864 My Dear Mother I am now in Center St Hospital. Ward 5   We had to all leave Market St Hos  for there were 600 wounded negroes for Battle came here and they wanted them all together. … Continue reading

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I have delayed writing a for a day or two

Newark. July 20th Dear Mother. I have delayed writing a for a day or two on account of not being well. At New York City I was taken with the Chronic Disentary and have been quite sick — Four days … Continue reading

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I have just asertained that I can have a furlow in a week

Newark. June 11th 1864 My Dear Mother. I have just asertained that I can have a furlow in a week and if you will lend and send me $20 I will come home. I have over 5 months pay comeing … Continue reading

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I am getting better fast

Newark. June 9th 1864 My Dear Mother. I have as yet received no letters from you. I am getting better fast and I guess in a few week I shall be able to go back to the Seat of War. … Continue reading

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Mother please pray for me

Newark. July 31st 1864 My Dear Mother It is Sunday today I wish I was at home & could go to Church with you. Mother I feel very bad I am not very sick but I know I ought to … Continue reading

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